Where to Celebrate Spooky Halloween on Yas Island


Family and friends can look forward to an array of frightfully fun Halloween themed events taking place from 26 October to 2 November on Yas Island.

Yas Waterworld is inviting fearless buccaneers to help save the park from the pesky Pirates takeover. Guests up for the challenge can join Dana’s Spooktacular Pirates Candy Cove for the biggest and spookiest family event in Abu Dhabi on 26 October, from 10:00 am till 10:00 pm. Little ones can join Dana’s Costume Parade for a chance to show off their spookiest outfits at the Amwaj Beach. Warriors are invited to the Trick or Treat Wharf for a chance to fill up treat bags with lost jewels and candy sneaky pirates left behind. Better yet, guests can take part in the interactive pirate’s workshop, every daring participant will graduate Pirates University with an official diploma to take home. The fun doesn’t end there, as visitors of all ages can play ghoulishly fun games, try their luck at the Captain’s Treasure Toss, Landlubber’s Limbo, Cannonball Toss and many more. Tickets for Dana’s Spooktacular start from AED 210 for juniors and AED 250 for adults, and can be purchased on Yas Waterworld’s website.

Those in the mood for frightful fitness are invited to GLO with the flow at Yas Marina Circuit’s NEORUNTM, taking place on 2 November. The ultimate UV paint-filled night time fun run is back for a thrilling spooky night, where guests aged 10 years and above will run through the 3km party route. That’s not all, throughout the course, heroic guests will enter several GLO-Zones, where they will discover a ghoulish trick, or a glo-tastic treat. Runners are encouraged to let their creative juices flow and go all out with neon tutus to colourful outfits. What’s more, at the finish line, participants are invited to dance the night away at the psychedelic Enigma Party! Runners won’t be leaving empty handed, and will receive an amazing swag bag filled with treats, an official NEORUN T-Shirt and Neosabre, to help them light up the night. Tickets for the glo-tastic event are on sale via for AED 200 on ticketmaster.ae.

The fun continues with “Freaky Friday” taking place at the Yas Marina Yacht Club on November 2 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. This spook-tastic family-friendly event includes a line-up of fun-filled activities guaranteed to keep little ones entertained to their heart’s content.

Visitors looking to sweeten the deal this spooky season can benefit from a combo ticket for AED 344 which includes entry to both NEORUNTM and Dana’s Spooktacular, available on ticketmaster.ae.


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